Much change at Fera, the Food and Environment Agency

Capita, a national business services provider, has paid £20 million to acquire a 75 per cent stake in the Food and Environment Research Agency (Fera), based at Sand Hutton, just outside York, UK.

In addition to investing £20 million to acquire the organisation, Capita has indicated that it will invest a further £10 million, which will be boosted by £9 million funding from Fera and Newcastle University to create a new research institute, bringing 40 research posts to the city of York and upgrading the site’s facilities.

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